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By Kevin McCarthy

this can be an illustrated heritage of 1 of the best towns in antiquity: Antioch at the Orontes or, easily, Antioch. From the time of Alexander the nice within the 4th century BC in the course of the time of the 1st Christians to the incursions of many conquering armies (Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Persians, Byzantines, Crusaders, Ottomans, and Turks) into the twenty first century, town has visible millions of citizens and viewers spend a lot time during this urban on the japanese finish of the Mediterranean. however it has additionally suffered super harm within the death and estate from earthquakes and different normal phenomena. this day the trendy Antioch, known as Antakya, is a provincial capital subsequent to a risky nation (Syria) that keeps to draw hard-working those who are looking to stay in concord with their pals, it doesn't matter what their faith or political views are.

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